I am a photographer and visual artist based in Oosterwold, The Netherlands.
I was born in Grozny. I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.
My experience of photography about 19 years.
I love yoga and try to be conscious in this world.
I am available for a photo session in Amsterdam, Almere and other cities in Holland.
Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine
New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine
Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.
You can order a photo session, to support me as an artist.
I work all over The Netherlands and also European countries. Available worldwide.
TAAK.ME Flirt Creativity Agency buro bordo NDSM NETFLIX
Burda Publishing House, Moscow Kleintjekunst POPMA TER STEEGE ARCHITECTEN
Reed College Portland GN Interpartners EMCG Knowmanagment
Victoria Ushkanova CV
Photographer and media Artist studied art and fashion photography.
Art / Work Experience
2019 Portrait of Gijs Blom, “Prince Viridian” in the film The Letter for the King for Netflix
2019 Portraits of Netflix writers
2019/2020 Group exhibition in De Markten, in Brussels, 12 Sep — 21 Oct. Curator Sanne Schim van der Loeff (World Press Photo Foundation) and Fonds Pascal Decroos https://www.fondspascaldecroos.org/nl/news/nieuwe-gezichten-documentairefotografie-uit-vlaanderen-en-nederland
2019 Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine, The Book Launched at Photo Basell and Les Rencontres De La Photographie, Arles.
2018 Selected for the “New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019«/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery Amsterdam
2017 “Marina” Winner 1 place Nomination “Professionals Portrait” Nikon ''At the Heart of the Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia
2015 Unseen Photo Fair & Festival / participant Video art “Typology” 13 min / Amsterdam
2013 Videodance “Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow
2013 Videodance “Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theatre Moscow
2013 Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym
2013 Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
2013 Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers (TAAK Amsterdam)/ Nikola-Lenivets 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
2012/09 Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia
2012/07 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START Project, WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow Sept.
2012/07 ARTIST’S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/Biennale Young Art/ juliafertig.de/? p=421
2012/08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow
2012/05 Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow
2012/03 Collaboration, documentation of project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/ MMOMA Moscow
2011 Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/ MediaArtLab -Moscow
2011 Cinematographer/ Independent film
2010 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow
2012 WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina
2012 Potential acute// Alina Belishkina
2011 PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina
2011 The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS
2010 International Summer Photo workshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP, UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment
2008 International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV
2009-2010 Workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography
2013 Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman. A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. www.youtube.com/watch? v=NE5FNccafO0
2013 Koktebel Art Residence
2012/08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video
2012/09 Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video
2102 ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops
2011–2012 MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media
2011–2012 MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»
2011-2011 WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art
2010–2011 Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»
2000-2004 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography
1997-2000 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)
2019 Portraits of Netflix writers
2019 Photoshoot for Flirty Creativity Ad agency
2013 until now — Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform http://www.taak.me/, Series of portraits
2008-2013 Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines